assembly Bill A613A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the Jose Webster untraceable firearms act

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.409
substituted for a613a
Jun 07, 2021 substituted by s14a
rules report cal.409
reported
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 18, 2021 print number 613a
May 18, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Feb 9, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S14
14
5
committee
14
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 8, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S14
7
4
committee
7
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2021

aye wr (2)

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A613 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S14
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.01, add §§265.07, 265.60 & 265.61, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9903, S7763

A613 - Summary

Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble.

A613 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    613
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, STERN, SIMON, GRIFFIN,
   PAULIN, OTIS, JACOBSON -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
   Codes
 
 AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to enacting the Jose Webster
   untraceable firearms act

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known and may be cited as the "Jose
 Webster untraceable firearms act".
   § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as  amended  by
 chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   8.  "Gunsmith" means (A) any person, firm, partnership, corporation or
 company who engages in the business of repairing, altering,  assembling,
 manufacturing,   cleaning,  polishing,  engraving  or  trueing,  or  who
 performs any mechanical operation on, any firearm, large capacity  ammu-
 nition  feeding  device or machine-gun; OR (B) ANY PERSON WHO ASSEMBLES,
 MANUFACTURES, FABRICATES, BUILDS, OR FITS TOGETHER THE  COMPONENT  PARTS
 OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE FIREARM, RIFLE
 OR  SHOTGUN  IS  INTENDED  FOR  PERSONAL USE, COMMERCIAL SALE OR FOR ANY
 OTHER PURPOSE.  "GUNSMITH" SHALL NOT INCLUDE  ANY  PERSON  WHO  PERFORMS
 ROUTINE  CLEANING  OR MAINTENANCE ON A LAWFULLY POSSESSED FIREARM, RIFLE
 OR SHOTGUN FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
   § 3. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 32 to read as follows:
   32. "GHOST GUN" MEANS A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN THAT DOES NOT COMPLY
 WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 265.07 OF THIS ARTICLE AND IS NOT SERIAL-
 IZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED ON  LICENSED  IMPORTERS
 AND  LICENSED MANUFACTURERS PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (I) OF SECTION 923 OF
 TITLE 18 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE AND REGULATIONS ISSUED PURSUANT THER-
 ETO, EXCEPT FOR ANTIQUE FIREARMS AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  FOURTEEN  OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A613A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S14
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.01, add §§265.07, 265.60 & 265.61, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9903, S7763

A613A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble.

A613A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  613--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, STERN, SIMON, GRIFFIN,
   PAULIN, OTIS, JACOBSON, SEAWRIGHT, BURDICK, SILLITTI,  GALEF,  ZEBROW-
   SKI,  JEAN-PIERRE, THIELE, CARROLL, PERRY, EPSTEIN, RICHARDSON -- read
   once and referred to the Committee on Codes --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to enacting the Jose  Webster
   untraceable firearms act
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  the  "Jose
 Webster untraceable firearms act".
   § 2. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 8-a to read as follows:
   8-A. "SERIALIZED" MEANS BEARING A VISIBLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND/OR
 SYMBOL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED ON LICENSED IMPORTERS
 AND  LICENSED MANUFACTURERS PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (I) OF SECTION 923 OF
 TITLE 18 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE AND REGULATIONS ISSUED PURSUANT THER-
 ETO IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF ASSEMBLY, EXCEPT FOR  ANTIQUE  FIREARMS  AS
 DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION   FOURTEEN OF THIS SECTION, AS ADDED BY CHAPTER
 NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR, OR
 ANY FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN MANUFACTURED  PRIOR  TO  NINETEEN  HUNDRED
 SIXTY-EIGHT.
   § 3. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 32 to read as follows:
   32. "GHOST GUN" MEANS A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN THAT DOES NOT COMPLY
 WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 265.07 OF THIS ARTICLE AND IS NOT SERIAL-
 IZED.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00324-14-1